Kelsie King fundraising stall

Kelsie helps others ring the bells for Christmas

Young Kelsie King from Bishop Auckland has been raising money to help spread Christmas cheer among families across South West Durham.
An architect's impression of the entrance to the proposed new custody and investigations suite at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor.

Constabulary submit plans for new custody suite

Plans have been submitted by Durham Constabulary to build a new 48-cell custody and investigations suite at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor, despite objections...
Paul Hartley, left, as Chester the Jester and Neil Armstrong as Rupert Van Rottenchops in the Gala Durham production of Snow White in 2018.

Enjoy the magic of panto at home

A festive story filmed in four thrilling instalments is set to deliver pantomime magic to County Durham and beyond next week (oh...
Former Spennymoor Town manager, Jason Ainsley.

Ainsley and Moors part company

Spennymoor Town FC has confirmed that Jason Ainsley has left his post as First Team Manager of the club.
Work is underway to transform the outdated Festival Walk shopping precinct in Spennymoor.

Works begin at Festival Walk

Work to transform the outdated Festival Walk shopping precinct in Spennymoor has started this week. Redevelopment plans were finalised...
A fake certificate of authenticity.

Spennymoor men guilty after sales of fake sports memorabilia

A Spennymoor man who was part of a wider scheme to sell fake sports memorabilia to unwitting fans has been sentenced in...
Elena, a ten-year-old female lurcher is one of hundreds of stray dogs helped every year by Stray Aid.

Pandemic restricts funding sources for local animal rescue charity

A Coxhoe-based animal rescue and welfare charity is encouraging animal lovers to help see it through the Covid-19 pandemic by donating electronically...
Spennymoor's official Remembrance service.

Spennymoor remembers

Spennymoor's official Remembrance service took place on Sunday in socially distanced circumstances. Town Mayor, Cllr Liz Maddison said: "It...
Actor Marty Bloomfield will be performing in the interactive programme.

Soldiers’ stories brought to life for Remembrance

An interactive programme which uses actors, virtual sessions and objects to tell the stories of County Durham soldiers has been produced to...
A new 48-cell custody facility is set to be built at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor.

New custody facility for County Durham and Darlington set to be built near Spennymoor

Plans are being submitted for a new centralised 48-cell custody facility at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor. As part of a...
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PCSO Aaron Sparrow-Woods of Ferryhill Neighbourhood Policing Team

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